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Paul Van Oorschot

Canada Research Chair in Internet Authentication and Computer Security

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    Paul Van Oorschot Researches Defensive Software Technologies to Protect Computer Resources and Users

    Internet banking in Canada is portrayed as being as safe as a giant time-lock vault. A major component is a security protocol with a high-level Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encryption technology to ensure a direct connection or ‘hand shake’ between a customer’s browser and the bank’s server. SSL also provides a means to verify that a message comes from the original source and is not altered…Full Story